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Accident: 14550875 - Four Employees Injured Trying To Extinguish Structural Fire

Accident: 14550875 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 10/23/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10702049710/23/19912033Twin City Foods, Inc.
Employees #1 through #4, who had no fire fighting training, attempted to extinguish an interior structural fire with extinguishers and hoses. One employee sprained his knee while evacuating and three employees suffered smoke inhalation. All four employees were treated and released. Citations were issued for improper fire brigade training, inadequate fire extinguisher training, and failure to provide fire protection while welding.
Keywords: knee, work rules, fire, fire brigade, untrained, smoke inhalation, sprain
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107020497 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 107020497 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Occupation not reported
3 107020497 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 107020497 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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